• Natural Resources

    Mineral Deposit Profiles

    Mineral Deposit Profiles provide brief summaries of the types of mineral deposits found in British Columbia. They include descriptions of host rocks, mineralogy, alteration,...
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2018-05-04
    • Natural Resources

    Ice-flow indicator compilation

    Building on previous ice-flow indicator compilations for British Columbia, this map and database illustrate major ice-flow directions for the Canadian sector of the Cordilleran...
    • pdf
    • shp
    • fgdb
    • Record Published: 2017-09-20
    • Natural Resources

    Till Geochemistry Surveys

    Till geochemistry surveys are targeted at regions of high mineral potential where glacial sediments cover and obscure the underlying bedrock. These surveys are conducted in...
    • shp
    • kmz
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2017-09-05
    • Natural Resources

    Coal Ash Chemistry

    Ash is the inorganic residue remaining after coal combusts. It is composed of oxides of the mineral content in the coal. Coal ash chemistry can have a significant influence on...
    • csv
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2017-08-30
    • Natural Resources

    Surficial Geology Map Index

    Presented here is a surficial geology map index for British Columbia, which is published as BCGS Open File 2016-03, updated January 2018. The 228 maps indexed were produced by...
    • pdf
    • kmz
    • zip
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2016-04-21
    • Natural Resources

    Property File Index

    Property File is a collection of over 90,000 documents associated with mineral occurrences, donated by industry or individuals, or collected by British Columbia Geological...
    • csv
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2016-04-20
    • Natural Resources

    BC Geological Survey Publications Catalogue

    Since its inception in 1895, the British Columbia Geological Survey has created, delivered, and archived geoscience data. The British Columbia Geological Survey (BCGS)...
    • html
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2016-04-15
    • Natural Resources

    Prospectors Reports

    Under the Prospectors Assistance Program (now discontinued) grants were provided to encourage grassroots prospecting in British Columbia. The Prospectors Assistance program...
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2016-04-15
    • Natural Resources

    Aggregate Resource Potential Maps

    An aggregate potential map typically outlines areas of aggregate resource potential as polygons on the map and qualitatively ranks the relative potential of the areas. Rankings...
    • shp
    • Record Published: 2015-09-01
    • Natural Resources

    COALFILE Database

    COALFILE is a collection of 1010 Coal Assessment Reports and data from exploration and development properties across British Columbia. The information contained in COALFILE is...
    • zip
    • csv
    • shp
    • Record Published: 2015-08-14
    • Natural Resources

    Aggregate Inventory

    This database of private aggregate pits in British Columbia was compiled in 1996 as part of the BC Geological Survey Branch's Aggregate Inventory Project. In this compilation,...
    • other
    • Record Published: 2014-12-16
    • Natural Resources

    Regional Geochemical Lake Surveys

    In parts of British Columbia where topography is subdued, surface drainage is poor and there is an abundance of lakes, lake sediment and water surveys are a valuable exploration...
    • zip
    • Record Published: 2014-12-16
    • Natural Resources

    Regional Geochemical Stream Water Sampling

    Stream water samples are collected as part of the Regional Geochemical Survey (RGS) program, which covers over 80% of British Columbia. An additional 4332 stream and lake water...
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2014-12-16
    • Natural Resources

    Rock Properties Database

    The Rock Properties Database is a collaborative Geoscience BC project among Mira Geoscience, the Geological Survey of Canada and CAMIRO. This database brings together...
    • xls
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Geology Quaternary Alluvium and Cover

    Quaternary Alluvium and Cover is a data set that is represented as a cover layer on the maps of MapPlace. It is part of the British Columbia Digital Geology, which is the data...
    • other
    • wms
    • kml
    • shp
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Bedrock Geology

    British Columbia Digital Geology is the data source used for the seamless province-wide, up-to-date, and detailed bedrock geology. The bedrock geology is standardized with...
    • other
    • xml
    • wms
    • shp
    • kml
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Assessment Report Index System (ARIS) Database

    The British Columbia Geological Survey Branch has over 35,700 approved mineral exploration assessment reports filed by the exploration and mining industry since 1947. About...
    • csv
    • wms
    • kml
    • xlsx
    • zip
    • shp
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Lithogeochemical Database

    A new database system was developed to maintain, update, and manage province-wide lithogeochemical data collected by British Columbia Geological Survey (BCGS) geoscientists and...
    • pdf
    • csv
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Isotopic Age Determinations for Rock Units

    BCAge database contains all reported non-proprietary isotopic age determinations for bedrock units from British Columbia, Alberta, Washington and Alaska. The database contains...
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Till Geochemistry Data

    Till geochemistry surveys are targeted at regions of high mineral potential where glacial sediments cover and obscure the underlying bedrock. These surveys are conducted in...
    • csv
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
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